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  • proper n. A male given name, rare variant of Osmond.


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  • With Medieval England having fallen under the shadow of the Black Death, a young monk called Osmund (Eddie Redmayne) is charged with leading fearsome knight Ulric (Sean Bean) and his group of mercenaries to a remote marsh. | Movie News, Reviews, and Opinions

  • The story revolves around a young monk called Osmund, who is charged with the task of leading a group of mercenaries to a remote marsh to hunt down a necromancer - someone able to bring the dead back to life.

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  • For reasons not entirely having to do with faith, young monk Osmund Eddie Redmayne volunteers to lead the knights into the mysterious town where, rumor has it, the plague-free villagers have been engaging in necromancy.

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  • Bertha accordingly intimated the pleasure of the French general to the parties, without naming his motives; when the ferryman began to exclaim on the hardship of intercepting him in his trade; and Osmund to complain of being detained from his duties.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • The ferryman occupied himself in staring about at all that was new; and Osmund, having in the meantime accepted an offer of breakfast from some of the domestics, was presently engaged with a flask of such red wine as would have reconciled him to a worse lot than that which he at present experienced.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Scutari, which was forged in the name of the Acolyte, as authorised by that foul conspirator, and which agreed with the appearance of old Osmund and his young charge.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • When I stride offstage, Osmund held high, there won't be a dry eye left in the house.

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  • Codinton means "the place of Ceodda" and Osmaston "the place of Osmund" but, as the formation of the place names is thought to date back at least two centuries before to the Conquest, then Osmund either bore the same name by coincidence as the man from whom Osmaston took its name, or was a direct descendant.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • In the Domesday Book, Cottons is called Codetune, subsequently standardised as Codinton, and, in 1066, before the Conquest, the manorial estate was held by a lord called Osmund, the same man who also held the manors of Osmaston and Denby, losing the latter to the first of the Rosells by 1086.

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  • Despite his Norman name, he could easily be the son or grandson of Osmund, for it was common for Saxon nobleman's children, born after 1066, to take a Norman name.

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